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Unit of Study NRS30005 - Complex Challenges in Nursing Care (2014)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate safe and increasing clinical competence in performing nursing skills and integrated and comprehensive assessments in acute and emergency situations
2 demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and cultural safety
3 demonstrate competence in performing clinical teaching to clients and peers in a variety of complex situations
4 demonstrate beginner level leadership skills in a range of nursing emergencies
5 demonstrate competence in assessing and responding to Psychiatric emergencies, drug induced psychoses and intoxication and withdrawal states
6 demonstrate safe and increasing clinical competence in medication management and performing nursing skills in acute and emergency situations.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate safe and increasing clinical competence in performing nursing skills and integrated and comprehensive assessments in acute and emergency situations
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and cultural safety
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. demonstrate competence in performing clinical teaching to clients and peers in a variety of complex situations
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. demonstrate beginner level leadership skills in a range of nursing emergencies
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  5. demonstrate competence in assessing and responding to Psychiatric emergencies, drug induced psychoses and intoxication and withdrawal states
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate safe and increasing clinical competence in medication management and performing nursing skills in acute and emergency situations.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.